The addition of corporate immigration boutique Dornbaum & Peregoy LLC to Connell Foley LLP was highlighted in Law360's article "NJ Immigration Boutique To Join Connell Foley." Effective January 1, 2021, Partners Neil S. Dornbaum and Kathleen M. Peregoy, Associates Abigail Walsh and Lucia Smalikova, and their entire professional staff joined Connell Foley to establish the firm's new Corporate Immigration and Global Mobility Practice.
The addition of Dornbaum & Peregoy allows Connell Foley to boost the firm's immigration services for clients in industries ranging from construction and biotechnology, to chemicals and higher education.
Connell Foley's Managing Partner, Philip F. McGovern Jr., said "The synergies between our two firms mean we will be able to offer clients this crucial element to their business practice as they seek to employ highly qualified individuals in a wide range of industries."
Michael Shadiack, Chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Group, said in a statement that adding the boutique firm's team would be a "boon" to its clients. "We recognize the growing complexity of immigration law and the impact this has on businesses, and so we are thrilled that we can now provide this important resource for our clients."
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